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Born En Caul, Majestic Spirit, & Family Before Everything

May 23, 2017

In case you missed last week on our Instagram… “There is a majestic spirit that every mother has within & with that spirit comes the power to accomplish the impossible. Here’s to all of the mothers that make magic happen on a daily basis.” Photographer: @KELBPICS _ Model: @ashleymolinaa Wearing @terrytoccidesigns Styled by @theartistknownasvoodoo Hair by […]

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NICU, Transfusions, & the Prepared Doctor: A Triplet Birth Story

May 22, 2017

I knew pretty early into my triplet pregnancy that a C-section would likely be my birth story. And honestly, I was perfectly fine with that. After struggling for so long to have a child of my own, I didn’t care too much whether I delivered vaginally, naturally, cesarean–I just wanted my babies to be healthy. […]

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Shop Differently at The Baby Cubby in Lindon, UT!

May 19, 2017

(Editor’s note: this is a sponsored post.) The Baby Cubby is for every parent out there who has ever felt overwhelmed or discouraged about becoming a parent. Our Baby Cubby team is made up of parents who have been there. We know what it’s like and we are passionate about encouraging, inspiring, and reminding parents […]

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I Sank Deeper & Deeper: A Story of Postpartum Depression

May 17, 2017

(Editor’s note: this is a guest post by Ali Adams.) I’ve written this over and over again. Each time highlighting, deleting, and starting over. How do you write last year I hated my daughter and my life in a way that sounds eloquent? The truth is you don’t. Postpartum depression isn’t eloquent. It’s not neat and tidy, […]

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A Photographer’s First Natural Water Birth

May 16, 2017

It was a cold, December afternoon when the miracle of yet another beautiful soul coming to the world had happened. The birth of Raphael was a debut both for Betânia and Fred as parents and for me as a photographer. I am completely honoured to have been a part of such an incredibly emotional, miraculous […]

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An Unplanned, Unassisted Home VBAC

May 12, 2017

My birth story begins three years ago when at 35 weeks pregnant we discovered, much to our surprise, our baby girl was in a frank breech position. Following a consult with maternal-fetal-medicine (MFM), we ultimately decided against moving forward with an external cephalic version (ECV) and instead opted to wait and see if she would […]

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Laughing Gas, a Cesarean, and a Double-Edged Sword

May 10, 2017

Saturday morning, June 1, 2015, I wake up with this crazy urge to pee. I get up, or rather I roll out of bed and head to the bathroom (I am on my 38th week of pregnancy). Everything goes as normal, so I head back to bed. Check the time… it’s 3:30 am. I’m lying […]

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Resting & Soaking in Brand New Baby Cleo

May 8, 2017

Cleo’s birth story begins in the middle of a February heatwave. My husband and I had escaped our 3 children (then aged 7, 4, and 2) for a rare date night, and during dinner he leans over the table and with a cheeky grin says “So, should we have another baby?” I laugh, because we […]

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One Giant Push Without Pain Meds: “He’s Coming!”

May 5, 2017

I am once again reminded that nothing is gained by worrying. I was more anxious about this birth than the others. But this baby is our New Hope. I kept reminding myself throughout pregnancy that my hope comes from the Lord. That He is in control. As induction drew nearer I found more things to […]

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